April and The Extraordinary World (2016)

Fevier Francais continues, as well as any mentions of Extraordinary Worlds and the presence of Jacque Tardi somehow in a feature film. What strikes me is the fact that this is labelled a children’s film on Amazon Prime. They are wrong. Very, very wrong. This is definitely a family film. There are just too many multi-layered jokes along with historical conundrum mixed into the general … Continue reading April and The Extraordinary World (2016)

The City Of Lost Children (1995)

We continue Jean-Pierre Jeunet month by talking about his second film, and what would become his last directorial collaboration with Marc Caro (and also the last time we see Caro in an extras role). It brings up the question on where to go after Delicatessen, and then asking ourselves how deep this rabbit hole can go – This is The City Of Lost Children. Set … Continue reading The City Of Lost Children (1995)

Tideland (2005) Movie Review

When you mention Terry Gilliam to movie fans, chances are he will be known for something by them.  In particular, he might be best known for being the American member of Monty Python, as well as being, more or less, the glue that held them together during the movie trilogy that was produced between 1975 and 1983.  But Terry Gilliam has his own legacy, beyond … Continue reading Tideland (2005) Movie Review

Seventh Son (2014) Movie Review

Remember my review for Project Almanac?  Well, that film has a connection with this film.  What is this connection?  That I saw them both on a ferry.  Before seeing this, I had never heard of it before.  But since I have, what can be said about it? Seventh Son is a medieval fantasy movie full of wizards, witches and magic, and features some surprisingly renown … Continue reading Seventh Son (2014) Movie Review